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Etat des lieux du théâtre libanais contemporain : Le monodrame et le collectif

Title in English State of the art of contemporary Lebanese theater : The monodrama and the collective


Year of publication 2021
Type Appeared in Conference without Proceedings
Description The presentation deals with the current state of the contemporary Lebanese theater. It outlines the three main obstacles preventing the development of the art form: censorship, funding, and the lack of documentation and scholarship. It then illustrates two innovative trends within the theatrical movement in Lebanon: The monodrama and the theater collective. It specifically sheds light on the socio-political engagement of independent artists and groups that have managed to bypass the mentioned obstacles and create a new space for free artistic expression.
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